Sunrise Beach Park

Sunrise Beach Park is a 82.0-acre scenic site with 1100 linear feet of shoreline, the campsite lies next to a grassy meadow.

Approach: Cobble beach with a log structure like a ranch entrance and wood fence marking the location. Longer walk at low tide.

Location: Just north of Gig Harbor on the west side of Colvos Passage. South of Point Richmond.

Hazards: South end of Colvos Passage subjected to some strong and unusual currents

Sites: 1 large campsite uphill from the beach with room for 4-5 tents

Water: None

Sanitation: Port-a-potty up at parking lot

Overflow: None

Fires: None allowed

Fees: $10 per group. Reserve online more than three days in advance, or call (253) 313-5090. 

Special Considerations: Homes nearby, please be considerate. Day Use only except for paddler reservation camping site. 

Natural History: Sunrise Beach Park lies with over 1100 feet of waterfront on Colvos Passage. The park offers forest paths and steep trails with views of Vashon Island, Mount Rainier and the water. The plateau property consists of meadow with views of Puget Sound and dense woodland stands with a wetland swamp. The beach provides access to a popular scuba diving destination. Colvos Passage Marine Preserve lies south of the Park.


Latitude: W 122° 33.359′
Longitude: N 47° 20.963′

Additional Resources: NOAA chart 18448Guide Book PDF, PenMet Parks Info